out·​duel | \ ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl How to pronounce outduel (audio) \
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

Definition of outduel

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.— Chris Hine

Examples of outduel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kedon Slovis should be able to outduel Jayden Daniels, but don't be surprised if things get weird for this 9 a.m. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, "ASU vs. USC picks, predictions: Who wins Pac-12 college football game?," 3 Nov. 2020 If the Cowboys can protect him, Dak Prescott should outduel Baker Mayfield. Dallas News, "Expert predictions for Cowboys-Browns: Nothing comes easy for Dallas, and this won’t be different," 2 Oct. 2020 Atlanta, three-time NL East champions, will try to avoid a third consecutive opening-round exit, hoping Max Fried can outduel Bauer to start. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, "MLB's expanded playoff field is set. A quick look at all 8 wild-card series matchups," 28 Sep. 2020 Luka Doncic recorded his league-leading 17th triple-double of the season to outduel Giannis Antetokounmpo in a Dallas win. Matt Eppers, USA TODAY, "NBA bubble breakdown: Giannis Antetokounmpo calls Luka Doncic 'one of the most talented guys I've ever played against'," 9 Aug. 2020 Reds starter Paul Derringer outdueled Philadelphia’s Joe Bowman, allowing six hits and no walks to Bowman’s four hits. Jeff Suess, Cincinnati.com, "MLB’s first night game held at Crosley Field 85 years ago," 22 May 2020 The pitching matchup will be a rematch of Game 2, when Atlanta’s Mike Foltynewicz outdueled Flaherty of the Cardinals for a 3-0 victory. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Braves give Duvall 1st start in Game 5 against Cardinals," 9 Oct. 2019 Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs counterpart Patrick Mahomes, who was famously picked two spots ahead of him in the 2017 draft. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Watson, Hyde lead Texans to 31-24 victory over Chiefs," 13 Oct. 2019 Strasburg started Game 2 a night later, a 4-2 Washington victory, and took a perfect game into the fifth inning while outdueling Kershaw. Howard Fendrich, baltimoresun.com, "Max Scherzer, Ryan Zimmerman lead Nationals past Dodgers, 6-1, to force deciding Game 5 in NLDS," 8 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of outduel

1911, in the meaning defined above

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14 Nov 2020

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“Outduel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outduel. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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